• Short Summary

    The United Nations General Assembly on Friday (22 November) endorsed the Palestinians claim to an independent States and appealed to all countries and International organisations to help their struggle for the restoration of their rights.

  • Description

    The United Nations General Assembly on Friday (22 November) endorsed the Palestinians claim to an independent States and appealed to all countries and International organisations to help their struggle for the restoration of their rights.

    The World body also approved the grating of UN observer statu to the Palestine Liberation Organisation (PLO), whose leader, Mr Yasser Arafat, came to New York personally to open the debate on 13 November.

    Eight-nine nations voted for the resolution, only eight against. Thirty-seven members abstained. The resolution according observer status to the PLO was passed by ninety-five to seventeen votes with nineteen abstentions.

    Israeli Ambassador Yosef Tekoah denounced the results. Below is a transcription of an excerpt from his speech which was delivered in English.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAE1RSWXYOSBSMMOW354B1E8LVY
    Media URN:
    VLVAE1RSWXYOSBSMMOW354B1E8LVY
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    23/11/1974
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:38:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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